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McDonald writes that men can disagree about religion and still be good friends. He tells Finley that he is almost finished with the biography of General Duncan McArthur. Although some people have been trying to get him to send it to another publisher, he is going to send it to the Western Christian Advocate. He has remembered an encounter with Indians during General Wayne's Campaign of 1794, and hopes to write about it. His sister, Nancy McArthur, died on October 23rd. Abstract Number - 543
Western Christian Advocate; Ohio History; Duncan McArthur; Nancy McArthur; Anthony Wayne
McDonald, John, "Letter from John McDonald to James B. Finley" (1837). Finley Letters. 839.